Wellness: A Conscious Embrace of Kindness

According to the Wellness Council of America, wellness programs have to become much more sophisticated to actually change employee behaviour. More importantly, the council’s research indicates that wellness programs that get lasting results are those that are created for the right reasons and in the right manner.

Kindness is a simple concept — sometimes at first glance too simple — to provide a solution to the complex and serious challenges that we are faced with in the workplace. Kindness is defined as: The quality of being caring, willing to be of service; a habit of doing acts of kind deeds; having co-operation and collaboration by doing the right thing.

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Mari-Lyn Hudson
Mari-Lyn Hudson is a workplace consultant for Kindnessinc (kindnessinc@myway.com).